Content Filtering Methods for Materials Harmful to Minors Available through third-party providers -S.B. 134
In accordance with Utah Legislation S.B. 134, Direct Communications – Cedar Valley LLC (Directcom) is offering or suggesting content filtering methods for materials harmful to minors through third-party providers.
Directcom does not provide or prefer any specific third-party vendor.
Directcom is able to refer customers to commercially available options that do provide a reasonable method of filtering the receipt of material harmful to minors.
Filtering Types and Options:
Software – Application installed on device that performs filtering service based on the application features available.
Options: Net Nanny, Symantec Norton Family, Kaspersky Safe Kids, Circle with Disney, Qustodio..
Hardware – Broadband connected device (e.g. router or modem) that performs filtering service for connected devices based on configurable options included or supported.
Options: Clean Router, Router Limits, Circle with Disney on Commercial routers.
DNS – Alternative primary and secondary addresses to that of an Internet provider, this alternative service provides benefits of hardware solution without the hardware.
Options: OpenDNS, SafeDNS, DNSFilter, WebTitan, ChurchDNS.
Internet Proxy – Service that often requires subscribing to and configuring the device(s) to use Internet proxy filter.
Options: Safe Squid, DansGuardian, GateSentry
VPN (Virtual Private Network) – Subscription based service that connects Internet device(s) to secure virtual private network which filters content based on advertised features and services.
Options: PureVPN, Curbi
Directcom encourages our customers to research and analyze the appropriate filtering method for their needs.
Please call us at 801-789-2800 if you have any questions or concerns about this notification or if you need more help with choosing appropriate filters.
Your friends at Direct Communications.